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Meaning of Leighton

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The name Leighton has the following meaning:

Name of a leek garden. It is also an anglicized spelling of the surname, Leighton.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Leighton is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Leighton for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Layton, of which the name Leighton is a variant.
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The name Leighton is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Layton.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Layton.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Leighton and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Leighton: Boys - Britton, Bud, Burleigh, Burley, Case, Coy, Dart, Ellsworth, Ernest, Ezell, Felton, General, Guss, Hoke, Irl, Irwin, Jefferson, Jerrell, Jett, Lawyer, Lemon, Girls - Alvina, Arvilla, Delise, Fannie, Fanny, Fleta, Fonda, Heather, Jalyn, Janelle, Jaycee, Jazmyne, Leeann, Liana, Lorri, Marilyn, Maryellen, Melinda, Nautica, Queen, Serenity, Both genders - Aubrey, Broderick, Cassidy, Dorothy, Gay, Hunter, Infant, Larry, Lisa, London, Merritt, Paisley, Shelby, Tracy, Tyler


The name Leighton is a variant of Layton. Other popular variants of the name Layton are: Lay (Nickname), Laytun, Leigh (English), Leighton, Leightun, Leyton, Leytun


We think the name Leighton should fall under the following style category: Last Names.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Leighton to be: Capable and jovial character

In one word, you might describe Leighton as a(n) "jovial" person.

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